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Rherman
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Trying to place cross dowels into multipule holes easly

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05-03-2012 08:18 AM

 

Hello,

 

I am trying to place a cross dowel into multiple holes. Is there an easy way to automate this? Currently I am placing a cross dowel component and then constraining it to the hole one at a time. Quite a long process to place hundreds of them.

 

Thanks for the help!

Check out imates or Pattern Component using Feature Pattern Select.

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japike
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Re: Trying to place cross dowels into multipule holes easly

05-03-2012 08:43 AM in reply to: Rherman

Check out imates or Pattern Component using Feature Pattern Select.

Peace,
Jeff
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mcgyvr
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Re: Trying to place cross dowels into multipule holes easly

05-03-2012 09:23 AM in reply to: japike

Or kwiksert (great addin) Not free but easily worth every penny if you do this quite often.

 

You could also try the "assemble" workflow/dialog instead of the regular constraint dialog.

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